Sunrise to Go: Monday, April 7 - News, Weather & Sports

Sunrise to Go: Monday, April 7

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Here are 10 things Kentuckiana will be talking about today:

1: Storms and Wind: A storm system moves through today bringing many showers and a chance of storms. The winds will pick up during the afternoon and evening with gusts up to 35 mph. Monitor flood prone areas and rivers that are already experiencing flooding. Heavy rain will be possible at times, especially in thunderstorms.

2: Championship: Basketball fans will most likely be watching tonight's National Championship game as UK takes on UCONN in a match-up many didn't expect. Send us photos of your celebration to

3: Celebrations: University of Kentucky's win against Wisconsin in the NCAA Final Four April 5 sparked a celebration in Lexington with thousands pouring into streets around campus.

4: Thunder: Thunder Over Louisville is less than a week away and the city is getting ready for the official kick-off of the 2014 Kentucky Derby Festival! You don't want to miss a second of the action! If you're heading to the Waterfront Saturday, we prepared…know what you can and can't bring, as well as road closures. If you're watching from home, remember, WAVE 3 News is your official Thunder Over Louisville station! Join us for all-day coverage from planes, to fans, to fireworks!

5: Waterfront: Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has written a letter to the city outlining a response to the wave of teen violence on the Waterfront. Mayor Fischer calls to strengthen community programs that help keep teens out of trouble. Also, the creation of a ‘highly visible' police substation near the KFC Yum! Center and Fourth Street Live! downtown is in the works. Read the mayor's full letter here.

6: Missing: The Radcliff Police Department is investigating a missing Fort Knox solider. Sean R. Monahan, 25, was last seen wearing blue jeans, green and blue flannel shirt and boots Saturday night. Anyone who might have any information concerning Monahan's location should call Radcliff Police at 270-351-4477

7: Mudslide: After heavy rain brought flooding and mudslides April 4 another mudslide happened about one hundred yards from where one happened days before in Carroll County.

8: Bullitt County Schools: Bullitt County Public Schools will begin their snow make up times starting April 7. All BCPS schools will begin nine minutes before the current schedule and will end five minutes later.  

9: Bevin: Conservative activists from around the country gathered in Louisville to boost Republican Matt Bevin's uphill primary challenge of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. More than 1,500 activists cheered as Bevin shared a stage with fellow Senate challenger Chris McDaniel of Mississippi and conservative media personality Glenn Beck. The event was sponsored by FreedomWorks, a Washington-based tea party group whose political action committee backs conservative candidates around the country.

10: A Louisville native and her fiance, both of whom were severely injured in the Boston Marathon bombing, were married Friday in a dream ceremony they won, and it was streamed live around the world online. 

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